Tipp City Schools – Quick News 1.27.11

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Don’t forget, Wednesday, February 2, 2011 students will be dismissed two – hours early for staff development!

Tipp City School Board Of Education Recognized!

January is School Board recognition month. Each School Board member’s family was invited to attend the Monday, January 24th regular School Board meeting and take part in recognizing the board members. A certificate of appreciation and a mug stating, The Tipp City School Board makes a Difference was presented to each Board of Education member by their family.

School Boards Make a Difference! They are ordinary people who have an extraordinary dedication to our public schools. Make a special effort to tell each school board member: Carla Frame, President; Tom Merritt, Vice President; Kate Johnsen; Frank Maus; and Scott Dixon that their hard work has been noticed and is very much appreciated.

Super Slimy Science…Popsicle POLYMER!

Thanks to a grant from the Tipp Foundation, The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery’s Exhibits-To-Go came to Broadway Elementary and taught the scientific method. They identified chemical and physical change, observed color, gas, heating and cooling. Everyone took home a gooey sample of slime!

Nevin Coppock  December and January Students of the Month!

The Nevin Coppock Students of the Month were chosen for Honesty for December and Leadership for January. Each one of the students showed their teachers they could be honest and have leadership skills.

L.T. Ball January Students of the Month!

The January Students of the Month were chosen for L.T. Ball. They were chosen for being Cooperative.

Mrs. Beck’s First Grade Class put on a play about MLK Jr.

Parents were invited to watch Mrs. Beck’s First Grade class perform a play about Martin Luther King Jr. The play demonstrated how one man can make a difference.

Mrs. Hager and the students ended the play with a song.

L.T. Ball Fifth Graders and Parents Learn to Dance!

The 5th Annual Blizzard Blast is February 5th from 7 to 9 p.m. at L.T. Ball. Free professional dance lessons are being provided to 5th graders and their parents in the L.T. Ball gym on Wednesday, Feb. 2nd from 7p to 8p.

The TMS Outdoor Club Conquered Mad River Mountain!

The Middle School Outdoor Club found a way to enjoy the snowy conditions. They tubed the slopes of Mad River Mountain!

Red Devils First at Shawnee Duals

The Tippecanoe Middle School Wrestling squad won their first tournament title of the season this past Saturday at Springfield Shawnee High School.  The Red Devils went 5-0 in dual meet competition defeating Brookville for the third time this season in the final round 38-36 and winning the Shawnee Middle School Dual Tournament Championship! The Middle School squad continued their impressive dual meet winning style extending their overall dual record to 17 wins and 4 losses!  Congratulations to all middle school Wrestlers!

Final Results Below:

Round 1: Tippecanoe 72 Springfield Shawnee* 4

Round 2: Tippecanoe 48 Bellbrook 39

Round 3: Tippecanoe 63 Madison Plains 6

Round 4: Tippecanoe 52 Indian Valley (Greenon)* 27
Round 5: Tippecanoe 38 Brookville 36

  • Congratulations! The top 2 LT Ball Quiz Bowl teams, the Brainsters and the Quirky Quizzerz, joined forces to compete in the Thinking Cap Quiz Bowl tournament on January 18th.  They placed 13th in the Corn Belt Division, which included 45 teams from Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, and Ohio.
  • Green Gals Essay & Poster Contests…The Essay Contest is once again being offered to students that would like to write an essay on “How do you imagine the future of Recycling and Conservation?” Entries are due March 14, 2011.  The Poster Contest themes this year are Forests or Recycling.  For more information on either contest, request information at cbach@miamicountysed.com.

GOOD LUCK TO ALL OF OUR RED DEVIL TEAMS!!!!!

Varsity Athletic Events at Home in January:

Fri. Jan. 28      Boys Basketball vs. Bellefontaine @ 7:30

Mon. Jan. 31   Bowling vs. Stebbins @ 4:00 – Troy Bowl

Check the athletic schedules below and come out and support your Red Devils!

  • Tippecanoe High School athletic schedules: are available at

www.highschoolsports.net/school/Tippecanoe-High-School-Tipp-City-OH/

  • Tipp City Exempted Village Schools’ website: www.tippcityschools.com is full of important information please go there often to stay updated on the district and your child’s schools’ happenings.
  • US Baseball Academy Camp. For the 7th consecutive year, The US Baseball Academy Camp will be held at the Tippecanoe Middle School.  This is a 6 week program that runs every Sunday from February 6th– March 13.  To register, go to www.usbaseballacademy.com

This Saturday, January 29th, from Noon to 3 pm is Tipp City Junior Baseball and Softball registration at Tipp Monroe Community Services. Forms will be available, or bring the one you received in the mail, or printed from www.tcjb.org

Tipp Monroe Community Services are offering ACT Test Preparation Classes.  Classes will be held at Broadway Elementary School and the cost is $40.  Three sessions are offered; Feb. 7-10, April 4-7 and June 6-9.

Attention Ladies!  Get ready for the next session of self-defense class!  Class will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays February 8, 10, 15 and 17 from 6:30 – 9:30 downtown at the Zion Church.  Classes are free, but registration is required.  You can register at the Community Services building or online at the Community Services website.  Please find time to take this valuable class.  It could save your life!

Kindergarten in Tipp City Schools

Kindergarten Roundup will be Tuesday, February 15 at the school your child will be attending. Nevin Coppock Elementary times will be at 1:00 and 6:00 and Broadway Elementary will be at 1:30 and 6:00. If your child will turn five years old on or before August 1, 2011 this is a very important informational event for both future kindergarten parents and Tipp City Schools.  We use this event to gather potential numbers for next year that help determine the staff needs for the 2011-2012 school year.  Parents will complete various forms as well as sign up for screening in April.  Parents registering a kindergarten student for next year need to attend one of these sessions and bring birth certificate, proof of residence, and any custody papers that may apply. Kindergarten will be Half Day/ Every Day for the 2011/2012 and 2012/2013 school years.

Save the Date!

The Tippecanoe Educational Endowment is pleased to present:

“An Evening in the Big Apple!”

The TEE is hosting their 6th annual benefit on Saturday, April 16th!

This year’s event will be Dinner Theatre, which will include tickets to the THS Spring Musical, “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” live on stage at the High School Center for Performing Arts. This will be a great way to enjoy a night out with friends, meet people in the community, honor our Teacher of the Year and generate funds for TEE grants that will directly benefit our students in the classroom.

Mark your calendar and more details will come!

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